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angle of elevation

[ ang-guhluhv el-uh-vey-shuhn ]
/ ˈæŋ gəl əv ˌɛl əˈveɪ ʃən /
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noun Surveying.
the angle between the line from an observer or instrument to an object above the observer or instrument and a horizontal line.

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Origin of angle of elevation

First recorded in 1780–90
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